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Old 12-03-2012, 05:28 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by mapuda View Post
Isn't there a locking tab on the front sprocket? It has been awhile since I last changed out my chain & sprocket but most bikes have the tab to keep the counter shaft sprocket from getting loose.

Figure that the dealer would give the chain replacement warranty work to the noob mech.
Wise Guy eh? Why I otta! I replaced a butt load of chain/sprockets under warranty as a n00b. Low tech really. The bolt on the sprocket is like a cymbal, called a Belleville washer in aviation anyway. Wikipedia The singles use a bend over lock tab.

So not to blame anyone, over 40k kms without checking the bolt for tightness?? For shame! Sprocket hooked? Oops, forgot to look! Must've been "Procrashtinating!"
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